Physicians, healthcare professionals, breast health advocates and cancer survivors joined together for the Southwest Florida Breast Health Forum on Thursday, March 22, sponsored by 21st Century Oncology.

The goal of the event was to help save lives and reduce suffering from breast cancer by increasing education and improving access to health care. Physicians discussed the latest in breast cancer screening, detection and treatment, and survivors shared their stories of overcoming the disease. The event was profiled on the local news.